Little Feat Live at Richard's on 1973-01-01
Two Trains (continued)
Got No Shadow
On Your Way Down
Rock and Roll Doctor
Silent Track (very short)
Skin It Back>
Fatman In The Bathtub
Cold, Cold, Cold>
Tripe Face Boogie>
Bag Of Reds>
Tripe Face Boogie
Date may be incorrect. Best guess from featbase.net.
Subject: Foosball at Richards
Subject: Little Feat Live at Richards' in Atlanta
The engineer is Mike Hatchett, who worked there until joining Little Feat on the road. He has two album credits. One is on "The Last Record Album", and the second is on "Hoy, Hoy".
Considering the lower quality recording devices used, it still is one of the best live/Lowell George recordings out there.
The Mel Blanc and "China White" recordings came from Mike Hatchett's personal collection of recordings. This is a true 100% fact!
Subject: Flac files missing
As previously stated below, this is 09/17/73. See Featbase - http://www.featbase.net/setlistsdtls.asp?Year=1973&Date=9%2F17%2F1973#list
Subject: Just a date nitpick...
Date should probably be January 1, 1974. Otherwise, great stuff!
Subject: Fine Show, Good Sound
Some vocal vamping during an extended Dixie Chicken. The first "Tripe Face Boogie" (a song I've never much liked) gets chopped off and is mostly a keyboard solo. The next track, "Bag of Reds," starts up roughly with higher volume. (Perhaps it was the encore.) Then it is back to another "Tripe Face Boogie," this one with poor sound relative to most of the other tracks. This apparently ended the show.
"China White" isn't part of the Richard's show. This is a studio recording, perhaps a bootleg of the track that eventually ended up on the odds-and-ends album "Hoy Hoy." There are horns and background female vocals. Fidelity only so-so, but an interesting song.
As for the sound, there are some glitches, but overall it is quite good. The original source seems to be a soundboard recording. The mix is a bit odd: the drum and bass are sometimes too prominent in the mix, and the cymbals are mostly missing. Perhaps a problem with the tape recording not picking up the high frequencies (yes, Virginia, in those days recording high frequencies to tape was a problem, particularly when the tape was "budget" or the recording speed was low) or maybe they didn't mic the cymbals or mix them prominently in a small venue because the "live" sound was coming through. At any rate, the problems are ones of omission not commission -- everything is clear and the mix is ok overall - very listenable. For the very best sounding shows on the Archive, download the two excellent Ultra Sonic shows. These were recorded in a studio to reel-to-reel tape for FM broadcast and are both great performances.
Subject: All Flac Files Are Here
Subject: Mel Blanc
- in an interview Bill Payne tells the story of the Mel Blanc get-well tape
Subject: Great show!
Subject: Bet it is this date
That aside, the quality is mediocre. Some technical glitches and inconsistencies exist. The instruments come out OK, and Lowell's guitar sounds good, but the vocals were generally undermixed and overall tone is low fidelity.
Subject: MEL BLANC GET WELL WORDS TO RITCHIE HAYWARD
Subject: Not 73'
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